Bactrim and Acute lymphocytic leukaemia - from FDA reports


Acute lymphocytic leukaemia is found among people who take Bactrim, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Methotrexate, and have Preventive health care . We study 38,505 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA. Among them, 42 have Acute lymphocytic leukaemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Acute lymphocytic leukaemia and more.

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Bactrim has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Bactrim 40,678 users)

Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia

Acute lymphocytic leukaemia (cancer of the white blood cells) has been reported by people with acute lymphocytic leukemia (all), multiple myeloma, preventive health care, chronic myeloid leukaemia, breast cancer (latest reports from 12,069 Acute lymphocytic leukaemia patients).

On Feb, 09, 2017

38,505 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 42 people (0.11%) have Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bactrim cause Acute lymphocytic leukaemia?

Gender of people who have Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia when taking Bactrim *:

  • female: 36.59 %
  • male: 63.41 %

Age of people who have Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia when taking Bactrim *:

  • 0-1: 17.5 %
  • 2-9: 12.5 %
  • 10-19: 12.5 %
  • 20-29: 5.0 %
  • 30-39: 15.0 %
  • 40-49: 5.0 %
  • 50-59: 15.0 %
  • 60+: 17.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Preventive Health Care (8 people, 19.05%)
  • Rashes (7 people, 16.67%)
  • Tumor Lysis Syndrome (5 people, 11.90%)
  • Glioblastoma (3 people, 7.14%)
  • Dermatitis Atopic (3 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (14 people, 33.33%)
  • Dexamethasone (13 people, 30.95%)
  • Triamcinolone (10 people, 23.81%)
  • Elidel (10 people, 23.81%)
  • Ondansetron (9 people, 21.43%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (13 people, 30.95%)
  • Lymphopenia (10 people, 23.81%)
  • Pain In Extremity (9 people, 21.43%)
  • Fever (9 people, 21.43%)
  • Bleeding Into The Skin (9 people, 21.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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